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Remembering the Price of Freedom

Remembering the Price of Freedom

By Rachel Howe | Wilson County News When asked, World War II veteran Albert Vosbein can recite the exact amount of time he served in the U.S. Army. “Three years and 41 days,” he remembers, the time etched into his memory. Vosbein’s life, like so many other members of “the Greatest Generation,” was irrevocably changed the […]

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A Salute to Vietnam Veterans

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By Staff writer | Big Spring Herald Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez Texas State Veterans Home and the Big Spring VA Medical Center teamed up to honor Vietnam veterans Wednesday. To mark the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, commemorative lapel pins were presented to LLS residents who served in that conflict. For more of this story, read Thursday’s […]

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Touchstone Communities Named “Best Place to Work”


June 15, 2016, San Antonio–Touchstone Communities was chosen as a “Best Places to Work” 2016 winner by San Antonio Business Journal. For the fifth time in row, Touchstone has achieved the honor among 60 other companies. Touchstone made it into the large companies category. The company will be honored during an awards luncheon at the […]

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The Salvation Army keeps donut-serving tradition alive

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By Vanessa Garcia | Amarillo Globe-News The Salvation Army Donut Lassies served up sweet treats for veterans on Friday morning on National Donut Day to keep alive the World War I donut-serving tradition. “America is built on you, and so we thank you very much for what you’ve done for us,” said Capt. Sarah Gottlich […]

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Bikers Pay Tribute to Veterans at Floresville Facility

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By Bruce Selcraig | San Antonio Express News After the national anthem, a prayer, an Air Force band playing “Wild Blue Yonder,” reading of scripture and heartfelt speeches by Air Force personnel and volunteers honoring veterans Saturday at the Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veterans Home in Floresville, the event was beginning to wind down. […]

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George P. Bush to take Texas World War II veterans to Washington D.C.


By Cody McCoy | Tyler Morning Telegraph George Martin, 90, spent three years as part of an amphibious landing crew in the navy, fighting in the Pacific Theatre of World War II. Martin remembers numerous landings his crew made and the many fellow sailors who never made it back. The last days of the war […]

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